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Hartford insurers, Bronin to discuss $50M aid package

Joe Cooper |

A trio of Hartford's biggest insurers and Mayor Luke Bronin said they will meet in the coming weeks to review the state's agreement to pay off the Capital City's approximately $550 million debt...

Trio to head Access Health CT during CEO search

Joe Cooper |

Access Health CT announced Tuesday an interim leadership group will take over the state's health insurance exchange on April 6, following the departure of CEO Jim Wadleigh, who led the organization...

AT&T-Time Warner trial: Why Corporate America is watching it so closely

CNNMONEY |

The Justice Department's landmark lawsuit to block AT&T from buying Time Warner goes to trial next week.

Study links longer-term opioid prescriptions to more time off work

John Stearns |

Longer-term prescribing of opioids causes substantially longer duration of temporary disability among workers with work-related low back injuries, according to a new study from an independent,...

CTHealthLink, DSS agreement seen as benefit to Medicaid patients, doctors

John Stearns |

A new data-sharing agreement between Connecticut's Medicaid provider and a statewide health information network aims to help Medicare beneficiaries and healthcare providers more easily exchange...

Cigna tapping Amazon's Alexa to help define insurance terminology

John Stearns |

Bloomfield health insurer Cigna is entering the voice-control space with the launch of an “Answers by Cigna” service for Amazon Alexa, aimed at personalizing and simplifying health...

Hybrid insurance product emerges

Matt Pilon |

While state-collected data points to a clear decline in long-term care insurance sales, it does not account for sales of combination or hybrid policies that combine either life insurance or annuities...

High premiums slow long-term care insurance sales to a trickle

Matt Pilon |

When Dr. Milton Wallack and his wife Joan bought long-term care insurance in 1995, they thought it was a smart financial move.

UHart, UConn collab on insurtech courses

Matt Pilon |

Hartford has recently upped its efforts at becoming a hub for insurance technology, and now two of the city's colleges are working together to craft undergraduate and graduate insurtech curricula.

Nonprofit targets Hartford for erasing medical debt

John Stearns |

NBC and Telemundo-owned Television Stations Group said they've donated $150,000 to a nonprofit that will locate, buy and forgive $15 million of medical debt owed by people in Hartford and 10 other...

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